European Radon Day: The Environmental Protection Agency encourages everyone to test their homes for radon

Radon is invisible, colourless and odourless – and is linked to around 300 cases of lung cancer in Ireland every year Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking The levels of Radon gas in Irish homes are twice the European average It is estimated that about half a million people in […]

New Title – “Tracing your Tipperary Ancestors” now available

The title is a comprehensive guide to all of the records available for tracing families in County Tipperary and is filled with information on what the records contain, and how and where they can be accessed. This includes guidance on researching in Irish archives and on the many on-line sources now available. It is well […]

ESB Science Blast to Ignite the Primary School Calendar

ESB has teamed up with the RDS to launch ESB Science Blast with showcases in Dublin, Limerick and Belfast in 2019 Entire 4th-6th classes encouraged to get involved in a non-competitive education programme investigating the science behind a simple question Up to 13,000 primary school students from all over Ireland involved in this inaugural year Events will take place […]

Tipperary Graduates at LIT Conferring Ceremony

New LIT graduates hear that 95% of last year’s class went directly into employment or further study, with three quarters working in the Mid West – LIT President called on new Minister for Education to review Third Level Education Blueprint during Conferring Speech. – 1,600 Students graduate from LIT this year. The President of LIT […]

Young readers in County Tipperary are completing the 31st MS Readathon reading hundreds of books to help people with Multiple Sclerosis

Young readers in County Tipperary are completing the 31st MS Readathon, reading hundreds of books between them over one month, to raise funds for vital services for people with Multiple Sclerosis locally.   MS Ireland, the national services, information and advocacy organisation supporting people with MS and their families, is encouraging students in schools and home readers […]

Tipperary Green Business Network hosts seminar on Moving Toward a Circular Economy

Tipperary Green Business Network hosted a morning seminar on Moving Toward a Circular Economy on Wednesday 17th October in the Horse & Jockey Hotel, Thurles. The event took place as part of National Reuse Month which ran throughout October. The event was kindly sponsored by Ryan’s Cleaning and their CEO, Pat Ryan, gave an insight […]

Farmers Tax Deadline Approaching

Ifac, the farming, food and agribusiness professional services firm (ifac.ie), reminds farmers that one of the most important deadline dates of the year is fast approaching – the pay and file deadline for online tax returns is Wednesday 14th November. James Farrell, Partner in ifac’s Offaly office said, “It is extremely important to ensure you are not […]

AA Issues Hallowe’en Safety Warning To Motorists And Homeowners

Ahead of Hallowe’en, AA Ireland is urging motorists to be safety conscious this year and do their part to keep our roads safe on Wednesday night. The AA is warning that the changing of the clocks at the weekend, the start of the winter season, and the presence of children trick-or-treating in estates and cul-de-sacs […]

Tipperary Agricultural College Scoops National Award

Gurteen College were crowned Energy Team of The Year at last night’s 2018 SEAI Sustainable Energy Awards which took place in the Mansion House, Dublin. Gurteen fought off competition from Musgrave and the Dublin Airport Authority to scoop the award. The college is a registered charity founded in 1947 and offers a range of recognised […]

Ryans Cleaning Are Cleaning Up With National And Regional Award Wins

It’s been a busy time for Ryans Cleaning, the Thurles based events cleaning specialist firm has won two prestigious awards nationally and regionally and sponsored a significant environmental event hosted by the Tipperary Green Business Network at The Horse and Jockey Hotel also. The first honour came in the form of an ICCA Award at […]

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